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==Blog items==
 
==Blog items==
  
* '''2009-11-27''':
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=== 2009 ===
: Open Knowledge Foundation blog published an [http://blog.okfn.org/2009/11/27/featured-project-musicbrainz/ interview with Robert Kaye] talking about origins of the project, reasons for choosing open licenses, the role of community and future of MusicBrainz.  
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'''2009-11-27''': Open Knowledge Foundation blog published an [http://blog.okfn.org/2009/11/27/featured-project-musicbrainz/ interview with Robert Kaye] talking about origins of the project, reasons for choosing open licenses, the role of community and future of MusicBrainz.
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'''2009-07-07''': Tuxradar.com publishes a guide to [http://www.tuxradar.com/content/organise-your-music-picard organise your music with Picard].
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'''2009-05-24''': Jason Fitzpatrick of lifehacker.com [http://lifehacker.com/5266613/six-best-mp3-tagging-tools nominates Picard] as one of their ''Six Best MP3 Tagging Tools''.
  
* '''2009-07-07''':  
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'''2009-04-16''': Eliot van Buskirk of wired.com [http://blog.wired.com/business/2009/04/drm-firm-macrov.html reports on MacroVision's purchase of Muze], discussing the effect this may have on support for open-source community metadata providers such as MusicBrainz.
: Tuxradar.com publishes a guide to [http://www.tuxradar.com/content/organise-your-music-picard organise your music with Picard].
 
  
* '''2009-05-24''':
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'''2009-04-06''': Jemima Kiss of The Guardian talks to BBC's Matthew Shorter on [http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/pda/2009/apr/06/bbc-research opening up BBC Music] and its use and integration with MusicBrainz.
: Jason Fitzpatrick of lifehacker.com [http://lifehacker.com/5266613/six-best-mp3-tagging-tools nominates Picard] as one of their ''Six Best MP3 Tagging Tools''.
 
  
* '''2009-04-16''':
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'''2009-02-18''': Marc Hibbins talks about [http://hibbins.wordpress.com/2009/02/18/i-found-out/ BBC's work on integrating and exposing semantic data] (amongst others: MusicBrainz, Wikipedia), [[WikiPedia:Linked_Data|Linked_Data]] and points out the value of [[MusicBrainz Identifier|MusicBrainz unique identifers]].  
: Eliot van Buskirk of wired.com [http://blog.wired.com/business/2009/04/drm-firm-macrov.html reports on MacroVision's purchase of Muze], discussing the effect this may have on support for open-source community metadata providers such as MusicBrainz.
 
  
* '''2009-04-06''':
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=== 2008 ===
: Jemima Kiss of The Guardian talks to BBC's Matthew Shorter on [http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/pda/2009/apr/06/bbc-research opening up BBC Music] and its use and integration with MusicBrainz.
 
  
* '''2009-02-18''':  
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'''2008-10-28''': CreativeCommons blog published an [http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/10336 interview with Robert Kaye] talking about CreativeCommons usage in MusicBrainz, communities project and future of MusicBrainz.  
: Marc Hibbins talks about [http://hibbins.wordpress.com/2009/02/18/i-found-out/ BBC's work on integrating and exposing semantic data] (amongst others: MusicBrainz, Wikipedia), [[WikiPedia:Linked_Data|Linked_Data]] and points out the value of [[MusicBrainz Identifier|MusicBrainz unique identifers]].  
 
  
* '''2008-10-28''':  
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'''2008-09-02''': Andrea James from the Seattle Post Intelligencer talks about the launch of Amazon's [http://www.soundunwound.com/ SoundUnwound] service [http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/amazon/archives/147692.asp?from=blog_last3 using MusicBrainz data].  
: CreativeCommons blog published an [http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/10336 interview with Robert Kaye] talking about CreativeCommons usage in MusicBrainz, communities project and future of MusicBrainz.  
 
  
* '''2008-09-02''':  
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'''2008-07-28''': Matthew Shorter talks about [http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcinternet/2008/07/bbc_music_artist_pages_beta.html the launch of BBC's Dynamic Artist Pages beta] program and its use of [[MusicBrainz]]'s identifiers and data.  
: Andrea James from the Seattle Post Intelligencer talks about the launch of Amazon's [http://www.soundunwound.com/ SoundUnwound] service [http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/amazon/archives/147692.asp?from=blog_last3 using MusicBrainz data].  
 
  
* '''2008-07-28''':  
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'''2008-07-04''': Rob Pegoraro, of the Washington Post [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/07/04/AR2008070400062.html?hpid=sec-tech mentions MusicBrainz, Picard and iEatBrainz] in a column Q&A on tagging music files with unknown artist names and tracks.
: Matthew Shorter talks about [http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcinternet/2008/07/bbc_music_artist_pages_beta.html the launch of BBC's Dynamic Artist Pages beta] program and its use of [[MusicBrainz]]'s identifiers and data.  
 
  
* '''2008-07-04''':
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=== 2005 and earlier ===
: Rob Pegoraro, of the Washington Post [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/07/04/AR2008070400062.html?hpid=sec-tech mentions MusicBrainz, Picard and iEatBrainz] in a column Q&A on tagging music files with unknown artist names and tracks.
 
  
* '''2005-04-19'''
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'''2005-04-19''': Joi Ito talks about the launch of the [http://joi.ito.com/archives/2005/04/19/metabrainz_goes_501c3_and_announces_board.html MetaBrainz Foundation].  
: Joi Ito talks about the launch of the [http://joi.ito.com/archives/2005/04/19/metabrainz_goes_501c3_and_announces_board.html MetaBrainz Foundation].  
 
  
* '''2005-03-28''':
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'''2005-03-28''': crschmidt talks about using [http://crschmidt.net/blog/archives/47/menow-and-musicbrainz/ MusicBrainz with the MeNow project].  
: crschmidt talks about using [http://crschmidt.net/blog/archives/47/menow-and-musicbrainz/ MusicBrainz with the MeNow project].  
 
  
* '''2004-10-23''':
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'''2004-10-23''': Brian Alger's Cybersphere blog has an [http://www.experiencedesignernetwork.com/archives/000541.html item on MusicBrainz and Ethnomusicology].  
: Brian Alger's Cybersphere blog has an [http://www.experiencedesignernetwork.com/archives/000541.html item on MusicBrainz and Ethnomusicology].  
 
  
* '''2004-10-13''':
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'''2004-10-13''': Mike Linksvayer of [[Creative Commons|CreativeCommons]] has [http://gondwanaland.com/mlog/2004/10/15/musicbrainz-discovery-ii/ two] [http://gondwanaland.com/mlog/2004/10/13/musicbrainz/ items] on [[MusicBrainz]] in his gondwanaland.com blog.  
: Mike Linksvayer of [[Creative Commons|CreativeCommons]] has [http://gondwanaland.com/mlog/2004/10/15/musicbrainz-discovery-ii/ two] [http://gondwanaland.com/mlog/2004/10/13/musicbrainz/ items] on [[MusicBrainz]] in his gondwanaland.com blog.  
 
  
* '''2004-03-20''':
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'''2004-03-20''': Japanese blog OTO-NETA has an [http://o10.cc/o10/000042.php item on MusicBrainz]. (??? ''Japanese'')  
: Japanese blog OTO-NETA has an [http://o10.cc/o10/000042.php item on MusicBrainz]. (??? ''Japanese'')  
 
  
* '''2004-03-20''':  
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'''2004-03-20''': Creative Commons' blog has an [http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/4067 entry on MusicBrainz for OS X] using [[iEatBrainz]].  
: [[Creative Commons|CreativeCommons]]' blog has an [http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/4067 entry on MusicBrainz for OS X] using [[iEatBrainz]].  
 
  
* '''2003-09-22''':
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'''2003-09-22''': Leigh Dodd's Lost Boy blog notes his [http://www.ldodds.com/blog/archives/000085.html release of a beta-1 Java API] for [[MusicBrainz]].  
: Leigh Dodd's Lost Boy blog notes his [http://www.ldodds.com/blog/archives/000085.html release of a beta-1 Java API] for [[MusicBrainz]].  
 
  
* '''2003-03-07''':
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'''2003-03-07''': Joi Ito's Web has a blog [http://joi.ito.com/archives/2003/03/07/robert_kaye_from_musicbrainz.html item on Robert Kaye and MusicBrainz].  
: Joi Ito's Web has a blog [http://joi.ito.com/archives/2003/03/07/robert_kaye_from_musicbrainz.html item on Robert Kaye and MusicBrainz].  
 
  
* '''2003-02-18''':
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'''2003-02-18''': The Flexistentialism blog has an [http://www.flexistentialist.org/archives/2003/02/18/musicbrainz.shtml item on MusicBrainz].  
: The Flexistentialism blog has an [http://www.flexistentialist.org/archives/2003/02/18/musicbrainz.shtml item on MusicBrainz].  
 
  
* '''2003-02-11''':
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'''2003-02-11''': Gordon Mohr of Bitzi [http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/wlg/2789 analyzes the MusicBrainz launch] on his O'Reilly Developer blog.  
: Gordon Mohr of Bitzi [http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/wlg/2789 analyzes the MusicBrainz launch] on his O'Reilly Developer blog.  
 
  
* '''2003-01-28''':
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'''2003-01-28''': Musician Lisa Rein's blog mentions Robert Kaye and [[MusicBrainz]] in an [http://www.onlisareinsradar.com/archives/000875.php#000875 item on Ogg Vorbis].
: Musician Lisa Rein's blog mentions Robert Kaye and [[MusicBrainz]] in an [http://www.onlisareinsradar.com/archives/000875.php#000875 item on Ogg Vorbis].
 
  
 
==News Stories and Articles==
 
==News Stories and Articles==
  
* '''2009-11-16''':
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=== 2009 ===
: Music search engine [http://www.openpr.com/news/106072/Germany-s-unique-music-search-engine-SEMSIX-goes-international.html SEMSIX launches globally], powered in part by MusicBrainz.
 
  
* '''2009-10-29''':
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'''2009-11-16''': Music search engine [http://www.openpr.com/news/106072/Germany-s-unique-music-search-engine-SEMSIX-goes-international.html SEMSIX launches globally], powered in part by MusicBrainz.
: Wendy Hall & Nigel Shadbolt write about MusicBrainz in the context of the [http://www.computing.co.uk/computing/comment/2252032/ready-web-linked-4866476 web of linked data].
 
  
* '''2009-08-29''':
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'''2009-10-29''': Wendy Hall & Nigel Shadbolt write about MusicBrainz in the context of the [http://www.computing.co.uk/computing/comment/2252032/ready-web-linked-4866476 web of linked data].
: Gavin Stuart of geeks.co.uk [http://www.geeks.co.uk/6313-musicbrainz-the-wikipedia-of-music talks with Robert Kaye] about MusicBrainz, the forthcoming schema release and the philosophy of MB.
 
  
* '''2009-07-02''':
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'''2009-08-29''': Gavin Stuart of geeks.co.uk [http://www.geeks.co.uk/6313-musicbrainz-the-wikipedia-of-music talks with Robert Kaye] about MusicBrainz, the forthcoming schema release and the philosophy of MB.
: Geoffrey A. Fowler of the Wall Street Journal [http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203872404574262092548810468.html reviews Picard] and compares it to the commercial TuneUp application.
 
  
* '''2009-05-25''':
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'''2009-07-02''': Geoffrey A. Fowler of the Wall Street Journal [http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203872404574262092548810468.html reviews Picard] and compares it to the commercial TuneUp application.
: An article at Spanish technology portal VNUNET talks about [http://www.vnunet.es/es/vnunet/tricks/2009/05/25/edita_los_nombres_y_los_tags_de_tus_mp3 using Picard to edit MP3 metadata]. (''En español'')
 
  
* '''2009-04-21''':
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'''2009-05-25''': An article at Spanish technology portal VNUNET talks about [http://www.vnunet.es/es/vnunet/tricks/2009/05/25/edita_los_nombres_y_los_tags_de_tus_mp3 using Picard to edit MP3 metadata]. (''En español'')
: Karl Hodge of Tech Radar recommends using [[Picard Tagger]] in his guide to [http://www.techradar.com/news/software/applications/clean-up-your-itunes-library-in-10-easy-steps-593550 cleaning up your iTunes library].
 
  
* '''2009-01-21''':  
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'''2009-04-21''': Karl Hodge of Tech Radar recommends using [[Picard Tagger]] in his guide to [http://www.techradar.com/news/software/applications/clean-up-your-itunes-library-in-10-easy-steps-593550 cleaning up your iTunes library].
: Tim Ferguson (via silicon.com) [http://www.businessweek.com/globalbiz/content/jan2009/gb20090121_970005.htm?chan=top+news_top+news+index+-+temp_global+business writes in BusinessWeek] about the BBC's semantic web technology and its use of the [[MusicBrainz]] ''"open source 'metadatabase' "'' to enable its technology and reduce its licensing costs.  
 
  
* '''2008-09-15''':  
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'''2009-01-21''': Tim Ferguson (via silicon.com) [http://www.businessweek.com/globalbiz/content/jan2009/gb20090121_970005.htm?chan=top+news_top+news+index+-+temp_global+business writes in BusinessWeek] about the BBC's semantic web technology and its use of the [[MusicBrainz]] ''"open source 'metadatabase' "'' to enable its technology and reduce its licensing costs.  
: Joseph Tartakoff of the San Francisco Chronicle talks to Robert Kaye about [[Picard Tagger]] as a [http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/09/14/BUU312R6KR.DTL competitor to Tune-Up].  
 
  
* '''2007-12-27''':
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=== 2008 and earlier ===
: David Shamah of [http://www.newzgeek.com/ newsgeek.com], writing for The Jerusalem Post, talks about [http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1198517223794&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull using MusicBrainz and Picard to tag unknown mp3s correctly].
 
  
* '''2007-11-06''':  
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'''2008-09-15''': Joseph Tartakoff of the San Francisco Chronicle talks to Robert Kaye about [[Picard Tagger]] as a [http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/09/14/BUU312R6KR.DTL competitor to Tune-Up].  
: French magazine [http://www.numerama.com/ Numerama] released a [http://www.numerama.com/magazine/d/1/8071-Comparatif-les-bases-de-donnees-musicales.html detailed article comparing existing Music Databases] (Last.fm, Discogs, AllMusic, RateYourMusic, MusicBrainz, Wikipedia).  
 
  
* '''2005-06-07''':  
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'''2007-12-27''': David Shamah of [http://www.newzgeek.com/ newsgeek.com], writing for The Jerusalem Post, talks about [http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1198517223794&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull using MusicBrainz and Picard to tag unknown mp3s correctly].  
: Punto Informatico, an Italian "internet daily," has a [http://punto-informatico.it/p.asp?i=53245&p=1&r=PI detailed review of the Windows Tagger] that also mentions the [[Picard Tagger]]. (''In italiano'')
 
  
* '''2005-06-05''':  
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'''2007-11-06''': French magazine [http://www.numerama.com/ Numerama] released a [http://www.numerama.com/magazine/d/1/8071-Comparatif-les-bases-de-donnees-musicales.html detailed article comparing existing Music Databases] (Last.fm, Discogs, AllMusic, RateYourMusic, MusicBrainz, Wikipedia).
: The Washington Post includes a [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/04/AR2005060400088.html short review of the Windows Tagger] in their [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/technology/personaltech/index.html Personal Tech column]. (''Free registration required'')  
 
  
* '''2005-04-19''':  
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'''2005-06-07''': Punto Informatico, an Italian "internet daily," has a [http://punto-informatico.it/p.asp?i=53245&p=1&r=PI detailed review of the Windows Tagger] that also mentions the [[Picard Tagger]]. (''In italiano'')  
: Barrapunto, the "Spanish Slashdot," [http://barrapunto.com/comunidad/05/04/19/077242.shtml covers the MetaBrainz launch]. (''En español'')  
 
  
* '''2005-04-19''':  
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'''2005-06-05''': The Washington Post includes a [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/04/AR2005060400088.html short review of the Windows Tagger] in their [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/technology/personaltech/index.html Personal Tech column](''Free registration required'')  
: Netzwelt.de [http://www.netzwelt.de/news/70844-musikdatenbank-musicbrainz-expandiert.html covers the MetaBrainz launch] (''Auf Deutsch'')  
 
  
* '''2005-03-21''':  
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'''2005-04-19''': Barrapunto, the "Spanish Slashdot," [http://barrapunto.com/comunidad/05/04/19/077242.shtml covers the MetaBrainz launch]. (''En español'')
: The Wall Street Journal mentions [[MusicBrainz]] in an [http://blog.musicbrainz.org/archives/2005/03/wsj_mentions_mu.html article on music metadata].  
 
  
* '''2004-08-24''':  
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'''2005-04-19''': Netzwelt.de [http://www.netzwelt.de/news/70844-musikdatenbank-musicbrainz-expandiert.html covers the MetaBrainz launch] (''Auf Deutsch'')  
: Another French [http://www.01net.com/article/249549.html review of MusicBrainz] in Micro Hebdo.  (''En Français'')  
 
  
* '''2004-07-16''':  
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'''2005-03-21''': The Wall Street Journal mentions [[MusicBrainz]] in an [http://blog.musicbrainz.org/archives/2005/03/wsj_mentions_mu.html article on music metadata].  
: French computer magazine Clubic has an [http://www.clubic.com/telecharger-fiche12654-musicbrainz.html review of the MusicBrainzTagger] as an alternative to [[Mood Logic|MoodLogic]]. (''En Français'')
 
  
* '''2004-07-13''':  
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'''2004-08-24''': Another French [http://www.01net.com/article/249549.html review of MusicBrainz] in Micro Hebdo. (''En Français'')  
: French open-source software site Framasoft.net has a [http://www.framasoft.net/article2896.html review of the MusicBrainzTagger]. (''En Français'')  
 
  
* '''2004-07-06''':  
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'''2004-07-16''': French computer magazine Clubic has an [http://www.clubic.com/telecharger-fiche12654-musicbrainz.html review of the MusicBrainzTagger] as an alternative to [[Mood Logic|MoodLogic]]. (''En Français'')
: Wired News has a [http://www.wired.com/news/digiwood/0,1412,64033,00.html puff piece on Gracenote] quoting Robert Kaye's criticisms and mentioning [[MusicBrainz]] as an alternative.  
 
  
* '''2004-05-27''':  
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'''2004-07-13''': French open-source software site Framasoft.net has a [http://www.framasoft.net/article2896.html review of the MusicBrainzTagger]. (''En Français'')  
: Barrapunto, the "Spanish Slashdot", has an [http://barrapunto.com/article.pl?sid=04/05/27/1024224&mode=thread item on the KDE mediaplayer] [http://developer.kde.org/~wheeler/juk.html JuK] and its use of [[MusicBrainz]]. (''En español'')  
 
  
* '''2003-10-03''':  
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'''2004-07-06''': Wired News has a [http://www.wired.com/news/digiwood/0,1412,64033,00.html puff piece on Gracenote] quoting Robert Kaye's criticisms and mentioning [[MusicBrainz]] as an alternative.  
: [http://perl.com perl.com] has an article about using [http://www.perl.com/pub/a/2003/10/03/musicbrainz.html MusicBrainz lookup functions in your perl scripts].  
 
  
* '''2003-07-21''':  
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'''2004-05-27''': Barrapunto, the "Spanish Slashdot", has an [http://barrapunto.com/article.pl?sid=04/05/27/1024224&mode=thread item on the KDE mediaplayer] [http://developer.kde.org/~wheeler/juk.html JuK] and its use of [[MusicBrainz]]. (''En español'')
: Wired News has an [http://www.wired.com/news/digiwood/0,1412,59646,00.html article on Muse.net] that mentions [[MusicBrainz]].  
 
  
* '''2003-02-27''':  
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'''2003-10-03''': [http://perl.com perl.com] has an article about using [http://www.perl.com/pub/a/2003/10/03/musicbrainz.html MusicBrainz lookup functions in your perl scripts].  
: Wired News has an [http://www.wired.com/news/digiwood/0,1412,57828,00.html article on MusicBrainz] following up on the launch.  
 
  
* '''2003-02-18''':  
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'''2003-07-21''': Wired News has an [http://www.wired.com/news/digiwood/0,1412,59646,00.html article on Muse.net] that mentions [[MusicBrainz]].  
: Russian magazine ??????????? (Computerra) has an [http://www.computerra.ru/focus/coment/24105/ article on MusicBrainz]. (??????? ''Russian'')
 
  
* '''2003-02-12''':  
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'''2003-02-27''': Wired News has an [http://www.wired.com/news/digiwood/0,1412,57828,00.html article on MusicBrainz] following up on the launch.  
: Articles about the [http://www.musicbrainz.org/news/pressreleases/20030211-1.html MusicBrainz launch] appear in [http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,4149,885830,00.asp PC Magazine] (Ziff Davis) and [http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=03/02/12/0155219&mode=nested&tid=141 Slashdot], as well as German sites [http://www.nickles.de/c/n/2774.htm nickles.de] and [http://www.pro-linux.de/news/2003/5218.html Pro-Linux.de]. (''Deutsch'')
 
  
* '''2002-12-01''':  
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'''2003-02-18''': Russian magazine ??????????? (Computerra) has an [http://www.computerra.ru/focus/coment/24105/ article on MusicBrainz]. (??????? ''Russian'')  
: IBM developerWorks has [http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/xml/library/x-think14.html an article about MusicBrainz] that focuses on the Metadata Initiative. (''Japanese translation of article'': [http://www-6.ibm.com/jp/developerworks/xml/030214/j_x-think14.html ???])  
 
  
* '''2002-08-01''':  
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'''2003-02-12''': Articles about the [http://www.musicbrainz.org/news/pressreleases/20030211-1.html MusicBrainz launch] appear in [http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,4149,885830,00.asp PC Magazine] (Ziff Davis) and [http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=03/02/12/0155219&mode=nested&tid=141 Slashdot], as well as German sites [http://www.nickles.de/c/n/2774.htm nickles.de] and [http://www.pro-linux.de/news/2003/5218.html Pro-Linux.de]. (''Deutsch'')
: [http://www.entrepreneur.com/ Entrepreneur] Magazine's August issue covers the Semantic Web in the article 'Arguing Semantics' and mentions [[MusicBrainz]] as an example application. ''Entrepreneur Magazine, August 2002, pp. 19-20.''  
 
  
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'''2002-12-01''': IBM developerWorks has [http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/xml/library/x-think14.html an article about MusicBrainz] that focuses on the Metadata Initiative. (''Japanese translation of article'': [http://www-6.ibm.com/jp/developerworks/xml/030214/j_x-think14.html ???])
: [http://www.cs.umd.edu/users/hendler/2002/musicbrainz.pdf View PDF] Our own Aaron Swartz wrote an article: "[[MusicBrainz]]: A Semantic Web Service" for ''IEEE Intelligent Systems Journal, Jan-Feb 2002, pp. 76-77.''
 
  
* '''2001-11-10''':  
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'''2002-08-01''': [http://www.entrepreneur.com/ Entrepreneur] Magazine's August issue covers the Semantic Web in the article 'Arguing Semantics' and mentions [[MusicBrainz]] as an example application. ''Entrepreneur Magazine, August 2002, pp. 19-20.''
: Newsforge covers [[MusicBrainz]] in their [http://www.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=01/11/10/1639258&mode=thread Open Source alive and well at O'Reilly P2P conference] article.  
 
  
* '''2001-05-24''':  
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'''2002-02-12''': [http://www.cs.umd.edu/users/hendler/2002/musicbrainz.pdf View PDF] Our own Aaron Swartz wrote an article: "[[MusicBrainz]]: A Semantic Web Service" for ''IEEE Intelligent Systems Journal, Jan-Feb 2002, pp. 76-77.''
: C-NET News [http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1005-201-6008182-0.html?tag=tp_pr covers the Roxio suit] and mentions [[MusicBrainz]] as one of the Gracenote alternatives.  
 
  
* '''2001-05-17''':  
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'''2001-11-10''': Newsforge covers [[MusicBrainz]] in their [http://www.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=01/11/10/1639258&mode=thread Open Source alive and well at O'Reilly P2P conference] article.  
: [[MusicBrainz]] is covered in a [http://news.webnoize.com/item.rs?eID=20010517&ID=13101 WebNoize article about Roxio and GraceNote]. (''Requires Webnoize subscription'')
 
  
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'''2001-05-24''': C-NET News [http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1005-201-6008182-0.html?tag=tp_pr covers the Roxio suit] and mentions [[MusicBrainz]] as one of the Gracenote alternatives.  
: The [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A36259-2001May2.html Napster/Relatable deal gets covered by the Washington Post] -- includes a blurb about [[MusicBrainz]].  
 
  
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'''2001-05-17''': [[MusicBrainz]] is covered in a [http://news.webnoize.com/item.rs?eID=20010517&ID=13101 WebNoize article about Roxio and GraceNote]. (''Requires Webnoize subscription'')  
: [[MusicBrainz]] is mentioned in a [http://news.webnoize.com/item.rs?ID=12681 WebNoize article on the Relatable/Napster deal]. (''Requires Webnoize subscription'')  
 
  
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'''2001-05-02''': The [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A36259-2001May2.html Napster/Relatable deal gets covered by the Washington Post] -- includes a blurb about [[MusicBrainz]].  
: Wired News mentions [[MusicBrainz]] in their [http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,39554-2,00.html Taking Stock of the Music Scene] article.
 
  
==Press Releases==
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'''2001-04-19''': [[MusicBrainz]] is mentioned in a [http://news.webnoize.com/item.rs?ID=12681 WebNoize article on the Relatable/Napster deal]. (''Requires Webnoize subscription'')
  
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'''2000-10-20''': Wired News mentions [[MusicBrainz]] in their [http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,39554-2,00.html Taking Stock of the Music Scene] article.
: Our second [http://metabrainz.org/news/pressreleases/MetaBrainzPressRelease_20050419.pdf View PDF] [http://metabrainz.org/news/pressreleases/MetaBrainzPressRelease_20050419.pdf press release] covers the launch of the [[MetaBrainz]] Foundation.  
 
  
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==Press Releases==
: [[MusicBrainz]]'s first [http://www.musicbrainz.org/news/pressreleases/20030211-1.html press release] [http://www.musicbrainz.org/news/pressreleases/20030211-1.pdf View PDF] covers the official [[MusicBrainz]] launch and the related artist dataset that was contributed by [http://agentarts.com Agent Arts].
 
  
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'''2005-04-19''': Our second [http://metabrainz.org/news/pressreleases/MetaBrainzPressRelease_20050419.pdf View PDF] [http://metabrainz.org/news/pressreleases/MetaBrainzPressRelease_20050419.pdf press release] covers the launch of the [[MetaBrainz]] Foundation.  
: Relatable's [http://www.relatable.com/news/pressreleases/000906.releasesig.html press release announcing open source release] of [[FreeAmp]] with [[MusicBrainz]] support.  
 
  
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'''2003-02-11''': [[MusicBrainz]]'s first [http://www.musicbrainz.org/news/pressreleases/20030211-1.html press release] [http://www.musicbrainz.org/news/pressreleases/20030211-1.pdf View PDF] covers the official [[MusicBrainz]] launch and the related artist dataset that was contributed by [http://agentarts.com Agent Arts].
  
Have you spotted an article or significant blog item about [[MusicBrainz]] that isn't listed here?  Or a news article on a related subject that mentions [[MusicBrainz]]?  <br/> Please [[MBWiki:MusicBrainzPress|add it]] and [[Contact Us|let us know]]!
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'''2000-09-06''': Relatable's [http://www.relatable.com/news/pressreleases/000906.releasesig.html press release announcing open source release] of [[FreeAmp]] with [[MusicBrainz]] support. 
  
 
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Have you spotted an article or significant blog item about MusicBrainz that isn't listed here? Or a news article on a related subject that mentions MusicBrainz?

Please add it and let us know!

Blog items

2009

2009-11-27: Open Knowledge Foundation blog published an interview with Robert Kaye talking about origins of the project, reasons for choosing open licenses, the role of community and future of MusicBrainz.

2009-07-07: Tuxradar.com publishes a guide to organise your music with Picard.

2009-05-24: Jason Fitzpatrick of lifehacker.com nominates Picard as one of their Six Best MP3 Tagging Tools.

2009-04-16: Eliot van Buskirk of wired.com reports on MacroVision's purchase of Muze, discussing the effect this may have on support for open-source community metadata providers such as MusicBrainz.

2009-04-06: Jemima Kiss of The Guardian talks to BBC's Matthew Shorter on opening up BBC Music and its use and integration with MusicBrainz.

2009-02-18: Marc Hibbins talks about BBC's work on integrating and exposing semantic data (amongst others: MusicBrainz, Wikipedia), Linked_Data and points out the value of MusicBrainz unique identifers.

2008

2008-10-28: CreativeCommons blog published an interview with Robert Kaye talking about CreativeCommons usage in MusicBrainz, communities project and future of MusicBrainz.

2008-09-02: Andrea James from the Seattle Post Intelligencer talks about the launch of Amazon's SoundUnwound service using MusicBrainz data.

2008-07-28: Matthew Shorter talks about the launch of BBC's Dynamic Artist Pages beta program and its use of MusicBrainz's identifiers and data.

2008-07-04: Rob Pegoraro, of the Washington Post mentions MusicBrainz, Picard and iEatBrainz in a column Q&A on tagging music files with unknown artist names and tracks.

2005 and earlier

2005-04-19: Joi Ito talks about the launch of the MetaBrainz Foundation.

2005-03-28: crschmidt talks about using MusicBrainz with the MeNow project.

2004-10-23: Brian Alger's Cybersphere blog has an item on MusicBrainz and Ethnomusicology.

2004-10-13: Mike Linksvayer of CreativeCommons has two items on MusicBrainz in his gondwanaland.com blog.

2004-03-20: Japanese blog OTO-NETA has an item on MusicBrainz. (??? Japanese)

2004-03-20: Creative Commons' blog has an entry on MusicBrainz for OS X using iEatBrainz.

2003-09-22: Leigh Dodd's Lost Boy blog notes his release of a beta-1 Java API for MusicBrainz.

2003-03-07: Joi Ito's Web has a blog item on Robert Kaye and MusicBrainz.

2003-02-18: The Flexistentialism blog has an item on MusicBrainz.

2003-02-11: Gordon Mohr of Bitzi analyzes the MusicBrainz launch on his O'Reilly Developer blog.

2003-01-28: Musician Lisa Rein's blog mentions Robert Kaye and MusicBrainz in an item on Ogg Vorbis.

News Stories and Articles

2009

2009-11-16: Music search engine SEMSIX launches globally, powered in part by MusicBrainz.

2009-10-29: Wendy Hall & Nigel Shadbolt write about MusicBrainz in the context of the web of linked data.

2009-08-29: Gavin Stuart of geeks.co.uk talks with Robert Kaye about MusicBrainz, the forthcoming schema release and the philosophy of MB.

2009-07-02: Geoffrey A. Fowler of the Wall Street Journal reviews Picard and compares it to the commercial TuneUp application.

2009-05-25: An article at Spanish technology portal VNUNET talks about using Picard to edit MP3 metadata. (En español)

2009-04-21: Karl Hodge of Tech Radar recommends using Picard Tagger in his guide to cleaning up your iTunes library.

2009-01-21: Tim Ferguson (via silicon.com) writes in BusinessWeek about the BBC's semantic web technology and its use of the MusicBrainz "open source 'metadatabase' " to enable its technology and reduce its licensing costs.

2008 and earlier

2008-09-15: Joseph Tartakoff of the San Francisco Chronicle talks to Robert Kaye about Picard Tagger as a competitor to Tune-Up.

2007-12-27: David Shamah of newsgeek.com, writing for The Jerusalem Post, talks about using MusicBrainz and Picard to tag unknown mp3s correctly.

2007-11-06: French magazine Numerama released a detailed article comparing existing Music Databases (Last.fm, Discogs, AllMusic, RateYourMusic, MusicBrainz, Wikipedia).

2005-06-07: Punto Informatico, an Italian "internet daily," has a detailed review of the Windows Tagger that also mentions the Picard Tagger. (In italiano)

2005-06-05: The Washington Post includes a short review of the Windows Tagger in their Personal Tech column. (Free registration required)

2005-04-19: Barrapunto, the "Spanish Slashdot," covers the MetaBrainz launch. (En español)

2005-04-19: Netzwelt.de covers the MetaBrainz launch (Auf Deutsch)

2005-03-21: The Wall Street Journal mentions MusicBrainz in an article on music metadata.

2004-08-24: Another French review of MusicBrainz in Micro Hebdo. (En Français)

2004-07-16: French computer magazine Clubic has an review of the MusicBrainzTagger as an alternative to MoodLogic. (En Français)

2004-07-13: French open-source software site Framasoft.net has a review of the MusicBrainzTagger. (En Français)

2004-07-06: Wired News has a puff piece on Gracenote quoting Robert Kaye's criticisms and mentioning MusicBrainz as an alternative.

2004-05-27: Barrapunto, the "Spanish Slashdot", has an item on the KDE mediaplayer JuK and its use of MusicBrainz. (En español)

2003-10-03: perl.com has an article about using MusicBrainz lookup functions in your perl scripts.

2003-07-21: Wired News has an article on Muse.net that mentions MusicBrainz.

2003-02-27: Wired News has an article on MusicBrainz following up on the launch.

2003-02-18: Russian magazine ??????????? (Computerra) has an article on MusicBrainz. (??????? Russian)

2003-02-12: Articles about the MusicBrainz launch appear in PC Magazine (Ziff Davis) and Slashdot, as well as German sites nickles.de and Pro-Linux.de. (Deutsch)

2002-12-01: IBM developerWorks has an article about MusicBrainz that focuses on the Metadata Initiative. (Japanese translation of article: ???)

2002-08-01: Entrepreneur Magazine's August issue covers the Semantic Web in the article 'Arguing Semantics' and mentions MusicBrainz as an example application. Entrepreneur Magazine, August 2002, pp. 19-20.

2002-02-12: View PDF Our own Aaron Swartz wrote an article: "MusicBrainz: A Semantic Web Service" for IEEE Intelligent Systems Journal, Jan-Feb 2002, pp. 76-77.

2001-11-10: Newsforge covers MusicBrainz in their Open Source alive and well at O'Reilly P2P conference article.

2001-05-24: C-NET News covers the Roxio suit and mentions MusicBrainz as one of the Gracenote alternatives.

2001-05-17: MusicBrainz is covered in a WebNoize article about Roxio and GraceNote. (Requires Webnoize subscription)

2001-05-02: The Napster/Relatable deal gets covered by the Washington Post -- includes a blurb about MusicBrainz.

2001-04-19: MusicBrainz is mentioned in a WebNoize article on the Relatable/Napster deal. (Requires Webnoize subscription)

2000-10-20: Wired News mentions MusicBrainz in their Taking Stock of the Music Scene article.

Press Releases

2005-04-19: Our second View PDF press release covers the launch of the MetaBrainz Foundation.

2003-02-11: MusicBrainz's first press release View PDF covers the official MusicBrainz launch and the related artist dataset that was contributed by Agent Arts.

2000-09-06: Relatable's press release announcing open source release of FreeAmp with MusicBrainz support.